FSU football still needs major improvement on special teams. Freshman Sam McCall literally ran into tackles on both opportunities FSU had to return kickoffs.
Duquesne punted eight times, and FSU only returned one for seven yards.
A couple of those punts were short with a low trajectory, so I give Mycah Pittman a pass for letting them hit the ground. One of them was out of bounds. However, maybe not line up so deep, so you don’t have to be in a full sprint to make those catches?
Also, FSU has to do a better job slowing up opposing gunners. Ryan Fitzgerald looked good on this two field goals and extra points.
The field goals were short, but he hit them cleanly, and they were right down the middle. Alex Mastramanno booted his lone punt for 52 yards and put it on the Dusquense five-yard line.
AJ Duffy looked more comfortable in the game than Tate Rodemaker, completing his lone attempt for 10 yards.
FSU only had five penalties for 55 yards, with a terrible call on the defensive pass interference against freshman Azareya’h Thomas.
The FSU defense allowed fewer than four yards per play and less than 200 total yards.
Good win, and let’s go get another one Sunday night against LSU!